The guiding principles in leading the carbon transition

The guiding principles in leading the carbon transition

The carbon transition is accelerating, and every company needs to play a role. The pandemic has intensified the race against climate change, renewing focus on such critical efforts by drastically cutting greenhouse gas emissions to reach 50-per-cent reduction by 2030 and net-zero by 2050.
Waiting for forest zoning and carbon credit generation

Waiting for forest zoning and carbon credit generation

Forest zoning for generation and trade of carbon credits is considered an important solution to create abundant carbon storage in Vietnam as well as establish favourable conditions for enterprises to negotiate selling prices.
Building regional strategies for carbon credits in forestry

Building regional strategies for carbon credits in forestry

Vietnam’s forestry system is available for building regional planning in service of exploiting forest carbon credit.
Utilising carbon trading exchange for benefit of all

Utilising carbon trading exchange for benefit of all

Deploying a pilot carbon trade exchange will create a foundation for establishing an official trade exchange, which is expected to start towards the end of the decade. Vu Trung Kien, director of Tan Nguyen JSC – the builder of the SETS - Smart Emission Trading System – talked with VIR’s Kim Oanh about the potential of this sector.
HSBC to phase out coal funding on shareholder pressure

HSBC to phase out coal funding on shareholder pressure

HSBC bank on Thursday unveiled plans to phase out financing of the coal industry over the next two decades, bowing to shareholder pressure to do more to tackle global warming.
Unilever to eliminate fossil fuels in cleaning products by 2030

Unilever to eliminate fossil fuels in cleaning products by 2030

Unilever, a leading manufacturer of cleaning and laundry products, has announced fully replacing carbon fossil fuels in its cleaning and laundry products.
Apple pledges to be fully carbon neutral by 2030

Apple pledges to be fully carbon neutral by 2030

Apple pledged Tuesday to be carbon neutral across its entire business, including its manufacturing supply chain, by 2030, in a stepped up push to fight climate change.
JTI Vietnam aims at Net Zero carbon emissions

JTI Vietnam aims at Net Zero carbon emissions

JTI Vietnam places its sustainable development strategy 2020 at the heart of its business strategy developing a program to demonstrate and convey its social responsibility and environmental protection performance
Applying carbon credit in solid waste treatment

Applying carbon credit in solid waste treatment

The MoC held a consultation workshop on applying a carbon credit system in the management of urban solid waste.
Bringing carbon pricing towards the design table

Bringing carbon pricing towards the design table

Carbon pricing instruments are receiving increasing market support and attention as the world grapples with how to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, but the choice and design of a carbon pricing instrument should always be driven by national circumstances.
Carbon market plans offer real hope for sustainable Vietnam

Carbon market plans offer real hope for sustainable Vietnam

Vietnam is working on a roadmap that lays out policy proposals for implementing market-based carbon pricing instruments, giving hope to enterprises towards sustainable development.
City cooperates with Osaka to build low-carbon society

City cooperates with Osaka to build low-carbon society

Authorities in HCM City and Osaka in Japan yesterday vowed to promote cooperation among the two localities in low-carbon city development at a meeting held in HCM City.
Carbon credits are in vogue

Carbon credits are in vogue

These projects have big prospects and are also well supported by local authorities.
New REDD project is taking root

New REDD project is taking root

A local carbon forest investor is stirring Vietnam’s carbon credit market.
A green pathway to change

A green pathway to change

Global efforts to combat anthropogenic climate change are already leading to significant changes both in aid/financial assistance and investments flows as well in the nature of these flows.
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